Name Brian Folkerts
Education Washburn University
Weight 141 kg
Height 1.93 m
Role American football center
|Date of birth: (1990-01-30) January 30, 1990 (age 25)|
High school: Florissant (MO) Hazelwood Central
Current team St. Louis Rams (#67 / Center)
Place of birth: Florissant, Missouri
Brian folkerts highlight tape 2011 washburn university left tackle 65
Brian Folkerts (born January 30, 1990) is an American football center who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Washburn.
- Brian folkerts highlight tape 2011 washburn university left tackle 65
- Early years
- College career
- Pre draft
- New Orleans Saints
- San Jose SaberCats
- Carolina Panthers
- San Francisco 49ers
- St Louis Los Angeles Rams
- Carolina Panthers second stint
Brian was born the son of Tim and Margie Folkerts. He attended Hazelwood Central High School in Florissant, Missouri. There he was a two-sport athlete, playing both football and wrestling.
Folkerts attended Washburn University, where he played for the Washburn Ichabods football team from 2008 to 2011. Folkerts earned honorable mention All-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) as a freshman in 2008. As a sophomore in 2009, Folkerts was the Ichabods starting right tackle, earned second team All-MIAA honors. During Folkerts junior season, he moved to left tackle, where he was named a first team All-MIAA selection. His senior year, Folkerts was once again named a first team All-MIAA selection, Folkerts also earned www.d2football.com's 2nd Team All-American honors in 2011.
Prior to the 2012 NFL Draft, Folkerts was projected to be undrafted by NFLDraftScout.com. He was rated as the fifty-first-best offensive guard in the draft. Folkerts was not invited to the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Folkerts attended the Kansas State Pro Day workout on March 27.
New Orleans Saints
After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, Folkerts signed as an undrafted free agent with the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). Folkerts was cut by the Saints on August 27.
San Jose SaberCats
Folkerts was signed by the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League for the 2013 season. Folkerts played fullback for the SaberCats. He was placed on Other League Exempt status by the SaberCats on May 16, when he signed with the NFL's Carolina Panthers.
Folkerts survived the Panthers final cuts, and was placed on the active roster for Week 1 as a center. After the Panthers started the season 0-2, Folkerts was waived. He was re-signed to Panthers' practice squad on September 21, 2013. On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers with an injury settlement. On September 1, 2017, Folkerts was released by the Panthers during final roster trim.
San Francisco 49ers
On October 13, 2015, Folkerts was signed by the 49ers' practice squad.
St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams
On November 17, 2015, Folkerts was signed by the St. Louis Rams from the 49ers' practice squad. On August 30, 2016, he was released by the Rams.
Carolina Panthers (second stint)
On August 12, 2017, Folkerts re-signed with the Panthers. He was waived on September 1, 2017.